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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Paul Jaboulet Ainé

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Côte Rôtie

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Côte Rôtie, Les Pierrelles, 2016

6x75cl £230.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

"The 2016 Côte Rôtie Les Pierrelles comes from the southern part of the appellation, which is more granite soils (compared to the broken schists in the north) and yields a more finesse-driven, elegant wine. The 2016 is supple, polished and elegant, with lots of blackberry fruit intermixed with notions of dried earth, pepper, and hints of dried flowers. This medium-bodied, elegant, compelling Côte Rôtie will drink well for 10-15 years. 92-94/100"

Jeb Dunnuck / jebdunnuck.com

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